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Government Benefits


gov graphicMaryland Legal Aid is committed to helping people overcome denied government benefits including food stamps, Social Security, and veterans benefits. We can also help secure temporary cash assistance, illegally denied unemployment and access to health care or medical assistance.

Call us if you believe you have been wrongly denied any of the following government benefits:

  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
  • Medical Assistance (Medicaid)
  • Medicare
  • Pharmacy Assistance
  • Social Security  
  • Social Security Disability
  • Supplemental Security Income
  • Temporary Cash Assistance
  • Temporary Disability Assistance Program
  • Rental Assistance
  • Unemployment compensation
  • Wrongful eviction from government housing, nursing home or assisted living facility

Get Help:

If you need help with a government benefit issue or have questions, please call or visit the office nearest you.

Click here for a list of office locations and phone numbers or you can apply for services online.

More Information:


Maryland Legal Aid’s brochures are to be used for general information only and are not intended to provide specific legal advice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the material presented in the brochures. To understand how the law applies to your individual circumstances, however, you should seek legal counsel. In addition, please check our contact page for the most up-to-date list of Maryland Legal Aid office locations and telephone numbers.